november 2016 | Radar
IBTM World Announces Award Shortlist
Ten finalists will compete for the 2016 IBTM World Technology and Innovation Watch Award with Event MB.
The award recognises innovators and talented entrepreneurs who could revolutionise the meetings and events sector.
This year the award attracted the highest number of entries to date, resulting in ten shortlisted entries that will form part of the Innovation Zone at IBTM World, to be held in Barcelona, 29 November–1 December.
The finalists are: Aloompa, Event Collab, Event Geek, Fly Another Day, Grip, Groupize, Gruup Meet, Meeting Evolution, Shoflo and Visionteractive.
Corbin Ball, chair of the judging panel says: “The 60 entries in this year’s awards represent a wide range of novel and useful applications. The ten finalists in particular have a very interesting diversity of ways to improve the business process of events and highlight new tech trends in event management, social media, attendee engagement, artificial intelligence, sourcing and destination management.”
The award winner will be announced at the show on 30 November.